Suggested Reading List on Home Schooling

General Interest:
7 Tools for Cultivating Your Child’s Potential by Zan Tyler
The Harsh Truth About Public Schools by Bruce N. Shortt
Endangered Minds by Jane M. Healy
Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto
How To Tutor by Samuel L. Blumenfeld

Home Schooling:
The Little Book of Big Reasons to Homeschool (and Bible Study Guide) by David and Kim d’Escoto
Homeschooling for Eternity by Skeet Savage
Homeschooling From a Biblical Worldview by Israel Wayne
The Christian Home School by Gregg Harris
The Home Schooling Father by Michael P. Farris
A Mom Just Like You by Vickie & Jamie Farris
The Heart of Homeschooling: Teaching and Living What Really Matters by Christopher Klicka
A Survivor’s Guide to Home Schooling by Luanne Shackelford
When Homeschooling Gets Tough by Diana Johnson
Homeschool Co-ops: How to Start Them, Run Them and Not Burn Out by Carol Topp
Homeschool Your Child for Free: More Than 1,400 Smart, Effective, and Practical Resources for Educating Your Family at Home by LauraMaery Gold
The Little Book of Big Reasons to Homeschool (and Bible Study Guide) by David and Kim d’Escoto
Home Schooling: The Right Choice by Christopher Klicka

The Classical Approach:
The Lost Tools of Learning by Dorothy Sayers (www.gbt.org/text/sayers.html)
Classical Education by Gene Edward Veith, Jr. and Andrew Kern
The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer
Repairing the Ruins edited by Douglas Wilson
The Case for Classical Christian Education by Douglas Wilson
Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning by Douglas Wilson
Classical Education and the Homeschool by Douglas Wilson, Wes Callihan and Doug Jones

The Living Books Approach:
You Can Teach Your Child Successfully by Ruth Beechick
Educating the Whole-Hearted Child by Clay & Sally Clarkson
For the Love of Learning by Jenny Sockey
A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning by Karen Andreola
Charlotte Mason Study Guide by Penny Gardner

The Unit Studies/Topical Studies Approach:
Everything You Need to Know About Unit Studies by Jennifer Steward
What Your Child Needs To Know When: An Evaluation Check List of Grades K-8 by Robin Scarlata
Unit Studies Made Easy by Valerie Bendt

The Relaxed Home Schooler Approach:
The Joyful Home Schooler by Dr. Mary Hood
Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World As Your Child’s Classroom by Mary Griffith
Christian Unschooling: Growing Your Children in the Freedom of Christ by Terri J. Brown

Note: This list is just a sampling of the books that are available on the subject of Christian home schooling.

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